from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A yellow oily acid, C9H17NO5, belonging to and found widely in plant and animal tissues.
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- noun biochemistry A
water- soluble antioxidant vitaminneeded for the metabolismof carbohydrates, fatsand proteins; it is found in cereals, legumes, meatand other foods.
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- noun a vitamin of the vitamin B complex that performs an important role in the oxidation of fats and carbohydrates and certain amino acids; occurs in many foods
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
[From Greek pantothen, from all sides : panto-, all (from pās, pant-; see pan–) + -then, adv. suff.]
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From pantothenic + acid.
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